Today's News

  • Balanced Lions subdue Bulldogs

    SELLERSBURG—Three players combined for 51 points as Rock Creek Academy beat Cannelton 55-38 in girls basketball Monday.
    Abby Guidry scored 19 points, Katie Thompson 18, and Renavah Bailey 14 for the Lions, who improved to 4-8.
    Cannelton trailed only 24-21 at halftime. But Thompson scored 11 points, including three three-pointers, in the third quarter as the Lions pulled away by outscoring Cannelton 29-4 that period.

  • Cannelton girls place 2nd in own shootout

    CANNELTON—Caressa Sloss had 32 points, 21 rebounds and 11 steals as Cannelton whipped Columbus Christian 67-32 in the first round of the Cannelton Shootout girls basketball tourney Saturday.
    Chloe Davis added 17 points, 10 steals, seven assists and five rebounds.
    Madeline Lindauer contributed 10 points, nine rebounds and three blocked shots, and Mackenzie Reed had nine steals and six rebounds.
    The Bulldogs committed 32 turnovers but made 31 steals.
    They hit 34.8 percent from the field and 69.0 percent at the free-throw line.

  • Trinity tops Bulldogs to win boys tourney

    CANNELTON—Reserve Will Edge scored nine points in the fourth quarter as Whitesville Trinity pulled away from Cannelton 84-69 to win the Cannelton Shootout boys basketball tourney Saturday.
    Cannelton trailed 59-52 after three quarters but pulled within one point with four minutes left.
    Then “we just ran out of gas,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Snyder.
    The Bulldogs stayed in the game most of the way despite getting outrebounded 37-22, including giving up 13 offensive rebounds.

  • Perry Central edges Rebels in overtime

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Elizabeth Dauby scored a career-high 17 points and Perry Central hit 10 free throws in overtime to nip South Spencer 53-51 for third place in the PSC girls basketball holiday tourney Saturday.
    The Commodores scored all their overtime points at the free-throw line, with Claire Davis hitting four and Dauby three.
    Dauby hit 1 of 2 free throws with 0:10 left to give them a safe 53-49 lead.

  • Tell City girls take 2nd in PSC tourney

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Katie Goffinet hit 11 of 12 free throws as Tell City defeated South Spencer 40-28 in the first round of the PSC girls holiday basketball tourney Saturday.
    The Marksmen hit only 9 of 26 from the field for 34.6 percent but hit 21 of 27 free throws for 77.8 percent.
    South Spencer’s defensive strategy was to limit Tell City center Kammie Jo Hayes’ touches and she was held to five field-goal attempts and nine points.
    But Goffinet stepped up to lead the Marksmen with 18 points.

  • Roland’s Jewelry donates to local food pantries
  • Donna Fenn Literacy Fund donation
  • Knits and Knots resuming Jan. 4

    TELL CITY – Knits and Knots, a group that donates knitted and crocheted hats and scarves, will resume their work next month. The group will meet Thursday, Jan. 4, at 6:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Tell City.

    The group will welcome anyone who knits or crochets and would like to take part. Those attending should bring their yarning needles but the group will provide the yarn.

  • Jane Evelyn Toothman

    Erin and Zach Toothman of Plainfield welcome the addition of their first child, a daughter, Jane Evelyn Toothman. She was born at 1:16 a.m. Nov. 4, 2017, at Indiana University Health North Hospital in Carmel.

    Jane weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Mark and Mary Jo Vickery of Plainfield. Paternal grandparents are Beth Foutz of Owensboro, Ky., and Jim Toothman of Tell City.

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